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Unofficial python wrapper for the PicoScope devices.

Project Description
pico-python
===========
This is a Python 2.7+ library for the Pico Scope. It uses the provided DLL
for actual communications with the instrument. There have been a few examples
around, but this one tries to improve on them via:
* Subclass instrument-specific stuff, so can support more families
* Use exceptions to raise errors, and gives you nice english error messages (copied from PS Manual)
* Provide higher-level functions (e.g. just setup timebase, function deals with instrument-specific limitations)

System has support for:
* PS6000
* PS5000A Class (PicoScope 5242A/5243A/5244A/5442A/5443A/5444A/5242B/5244B/5442B/5443B/5444B)
* PS3000A Class (PicoScope 3204A/3204B/3205A/3205B/3206A/3206B/3207A/3207B/3204/3205/3206/3404A/3404B/3405A/3405A/3406A/3406B)
* PS2000 Class (PicoScope 2104/2105/2202/2203/2204/2205/2204A/2205A)

Note the 'A' series covers a different ground than the non-A series! Check the programming manuals posted at http://www.picotech.com/document/ for details.

Getting DLLs
------------

You will require the PicoScope DLLs for this package to work. The easiest method is to install the latest PicoScope software
or SDK from https://www.picotech.com/downloads .

Installation Information from PyPI
----------------------------------

You can install the program with a simple:
```
pip install picoscope
```

You will require the DLLs (described above).

Installation Information from GIT
---------------------------------
If you will be getting updated code from git, use git clone to put the directory
somewhere. Then do the following to generate a link to your git directory:
```
python setup.py develop
```

If you want the normal installation (e.g. copies files to Python installation) use:
```
python setup.py install
```


Similar Projects
------------------------------
PicoPy uses Cython to interface with a PicoScope 3000A
https://github.com/hgomersall/PicoPy


Authors, Copyright, and Thanks
------------------------------
pico-python is Copyright (C) 2013 By:
* Colin O'Flynn <coflynn@newae.com>
* Mark Harfouche <mark.harfouche@gmail.com>

All rights reserved.
See LICENSE.md for license terms.

Inspired by Patrick Carle's code at http://www.picotech.com/support/topic11239.html
which was adapted from http://www.picotech.com/support/topic4926.html
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